Global Health Policy and Systems Research programme

Partnership and funding opportunities

The NIHR Global Health Policy and Systems Research (Global HPSR) programme is partnering UK researchers with low and middle-income countries (LIMCs) to support research in global health policy and systems research. Funding opportunities are available between June 2019 and September ... Read more

WHO Pharmacovigilance Toolkit

The new WHO PV Toolkit comprises resources and information for the practice of pharmacovigilance, with a special focus on low- and middle-income countries. Read more

Our future: a Lancet commission on adolescent health and wellbeing

The Lancet has partnered with four leading academic institutions to establish a Commission on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing

The largest generation of adolescents and young people in human history (1.8 billion) demands more attention and action. Adolescents and young adults face unprecedented social, economic, and cultural change. This new Lancet Commission argues that there are both current threats, ... Read more

Stillbirths Now Outnumber Deaths Among Infants, Study Finds

For the first time, stillbirths have slightly outnumbered deaths among infants before their first birthdays, a new report has found, ending a long period in which infant deaths were higher

Infant mortality has declined nationwide by 11 percent since 2006, but the mortality rate for fetuses in the second half of pregnancy has stalled, according to a report issued on Thursday by the National Center for Health Statistics, part of ... Read more


Global Health Social Science

Can sample size in qualitative research be determined a priori?

by Altmetric Debate Can sample size in qualitative research be determined a priori? Julius Sim, Benjamin Saunders, Jackie Waterfield, Tom Kingstone

  Article Abstract There has been considerable recent interest in methods of determining sample size for qualitative research a priori, rather than through an adaptive approach such as saturation. Extending ...


INTRAC introduces M&E Universe

by Mesh Editorial Team

  INTRAC has recently launched M&E Universe – a free online platform designed to guide practitioners with different levels of experience and expertise through all aspects of Monitoring & Evaluation ...